Cochise College

CATALOG 2015-16

RTH 255 Clinical Procedures III (5)

Prerequisite(s): RTH 241, RTH 243, and RTH 245; and concurrent enrollment in RTH 251, RTH 256, and RTH 257.

A continuation of RTH 245. Topics include clinical assessment, advanced airway management, and advanced respiratory monitoring of neonatal and pediatric patients, mechanical ventilation and care decisions for adult, neonatal, and pediatric patients. Additional topics include various respiratory care delivery environments and case study presentations.

3 hours lecture, 6 hours laboratory.